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not safe. for many months breathe california , as an institution working to create this ordinance that would require that a no smoking sign be posted on all street events, that several announcements be made to indicate that events are smoke free and that all promotional materials and advertising materials in events include information that the event is smoke free and in case of a violation, the director of transportation and iscad, which is kind of our coordinating agency in the city, will consider any prior violations of this ordinance on all permit applications for outdoor events requiring their review and approval. this proposed ordinance is endorsed by quite a few community organizations including the san francisco asthma task force, the tobacco free coalition, the african american tobacco control leadership council, philipino american leadership council, freedom from tobacco, girls afterschool academy and sunset russian tobacco education project and many more. i also will be introducing a couple minor amendments that i will mention kind of towards the end, but i wanted to sa
for the poor and underserved during his entire career, not only here in congress but in the california legislature. i was privileged to work with joe on many, many issues, and he has been a consistent voice, both in the california legislature and now here in congress, for protecting low-income families from unfair predatory and credit practices. he has used his seat on the house agricultural committee and house financial services committee to help the most vulnerable americans. he has consistently played a role in raising funding levels for food stamps and nutrition programs to feed over 44 million hungry americans. he was a powerful voice against anti-immigrant laws and built bridges on the history of our nation. we will miss his principal leadership and his passion for serving as a voice for the voiceless in congress. and my fellow congressional black caucus member, laura richardson, she has many accomplishments during her brief time. she has worked hard to improve our nation's infrastructure and been advocate for inclusion of minority and women-owned businesses and opened up economi
area, and along the coast of california, and it allows local organizations and agencies to leverage their local funds, and make those funds go even further through the application of state bond dollars. the conservancy had a great interest for a long time in improving wildlife habitat and public access to the san francisco bay here in southeast san francisco. we partnered with the bay trail, the port of san francisco, literacy for environmental justice, and many other organizations and agencies to develop the heron's head park, to build the heron's head eco center, and now to plan and construct the bike path and this really grand entrance to heron's head. it's completed a really critical gap in the san francisco bay trail which is a regional trail that circles the entire san francisco bay. it's about 300 miles of it are done of a planned 500-mile loop. for this project really fits perfectly with our vision to improve access to the san francisco bay and to the california coast, to restore wetland throughout the state and complete the trail in the bay area and i want to thank a fe
. including indiana senator richard lugar. and representative lynn woolsey of california. that begins at 8:00 p.m. eastern here on c-span. >> strangle me. take things from me. >> give it to him. >> he's not on that face. >> i've been on that bus. >> they are just as good as gold. >> as all of us in this country were starting to see people coming out and talking about their experiences, this phenomenon, that so many of us had experienced in one way or another, and had no words for. other than adolescence, other than growing up. we finally -- people were starting to stand back and say, hold on. this isn't actually a normal part of growing up. this isn't a normal rite of passage. i think there was a moment where there was a possibility for change. and director lee hirsch and i decided to start the film out of that feeling that voices were kind of bubbling up. coming up to the surface to say this isn't something that we can accept anymore. a normal part of our culture. >> film maker cynthia loewen has followed up her award winning film by gathering essays and personal stories in "bully." hear
of a residential building where the man is hold up. jade hernandez is live at california and larkin with late details. jade? >> ken, police say a man who's threatening he has a weapon is refusing to come outside his apartment. traffic is being diverted from california to larkin and the streets between larkin and hyde are closed. no pedestrian traffic is being allowed through at this hour. 30 minutes ago, san francisco police spokesman told us a hostage negotiator is out here. the department has a s.w.a.t. team and their technical command post set up. police cannot confirm whether or not this man has a person inside the apartment with him. but let's take a look at the video we captured earlier when we arrived, which was shortly after police arrived here in the 1400 block of california. officer carlos tells us dispatchers received a call about 6:30 this evening from a man who told them he had overheard a domestic dispute next door. when the neighbor tried to find out what was wrong, the man threatened him, saying he had a weapon. when officers arrived, they called for backup. that's when tactic
site at california and hyde and we were going to be having some change orders and there is prediction that it will be going out of business and well is have new owners there and we have new supermarkets opening up in the city, so there is sort of a very, kind of, unique law and relationship around these convenience zones. the crv redempt zones and how they are created and how the state law require that they are managed and facilitated and what this means to small business. so i want to put forward some proactive policy recommendations so that we're being ahead of the curve and not waiting until this may become an issue down the road for small businesses. so i just wanted to just make that clear. this is a policy discussion for you to take a look at, make recommendations. the commission can take action tonight, if it's comfortable or wait until the next commission meeting or two commission meetings. it's at your discretion to make sure that you are comfortable with the policy that is flushed out to be put forward to our policymakers in the city. so i just wanted to make sure that you
quinn tan nice on california and hyde streets were police are searching for a gunman. reporter: and actually california just opened within the last two minutes. it had been shut down to traffic since 6:30 this evening. let's show you some video we just shot. a little less than an hour ago, a man and woman were brought out in auction, police tell us this was a domestic violence situation and they were called here by neighbor of the couple. the neighbor told police he heard the couple were arguing in their apartment. he knocked on their door, and the man said he had a gun, and that prompted this response by police. now after three and a half hours of negotiations, the couple did come out unharmed. and they have been taken into custody. police tell us they have not yet found a firearm but they are searching that apartment. reporting live in san francisco, sergio quinn tan fashion abc-7 news. >> ama: an emotional outpouring for the victims of the deadly shooting in connecticut. people gathered for a candlelight vigil at the home town of teacher victoria soto. as the community mou
my brother at 101 california 20 years ago to a similar incident. he was shot by a tech, dc 9 crazed man who also shot himselfonly took down eight people that time. >>reporter: stephanie and megan say something has to be done. >> how many more? all were of the gun yields mass killing. >>reporter: the people who took the time out of their saturday to come here in the cold and rainy weather say that it was important to do so not only to remember those who were lost but to open a dialog and say they never want to see something like this happen again. i'm jeff bush in san francisco, kron four news. ramif >> there were some tense moments in the nob hill neighborhood of san francisco this evening. california street was shut down just after 6:30 and police were negotiating with a suspect who was holed up in his apartment. police had suspect had a gun and may have had a hostage. >> a neighbor overheard some type of domestic dispute occuring with his next door neighbor. he, then, attempted to make contact with the neighbor. the neighbor made some credible threats that he may have weapon. the
of california street between hyde and marketed searching for an armed gunman. they believe the person may be hiding behind a building that they surrounded. we do have a crew at the scene and we'll have than update at 11:00. >>> still ahead, hillary clinton is being monitored by doctors. what led to her fainting and hitting her head. also the twinkie could be brought back. and could intoxicated squid be crashing in our shores? >> aim leigh glaser. we're in between storm systems right now. showers still increasing up >>> a bay area scientist says he may know why thousands of squid have been washing up on shores. a scientist says the mass beaching happening during red tides. the algae releases a strong toxin, in large enough. in small doses they intoxicate the fish and swim up on show. >> bloomberg reports that kroger and walmart are among the companies that want the twinkie maker assets. also con agra is also independent. hostess filed for bankruptcy. they say the bidding could go as high as one billion dollars. >> hillary clinton is set to retire as secretary of state. why doctors are moni
california. i am here to speak on behalf of gwen spriar and the american indian alliance. it was created in the 90's to provide voice to the community in santa clara valley and started by laverne robert and provides two annual powwows and numerous fundraisers. gwen has been part of the alliance for about 15 years now. gwen is a elder and retired from the american indian district titles four, seven and nine of the indian education act. she has moved beyond the limits of her duties for the families in her district. she spends time volunteers for all community functions that the alliance puts on. the families that she serves remember her fondly and all that she did for them. she offered her talents to powwows, food booths, graduations and dinners and let's watch a video on gwen stirrer. >> i am [inaudible] known as the keepers of the western door. they're on the western side of new york and they're the biggest of the tribes. i'm the one -- i'm the one that creeks that runs through our reservation now. indian community -- there was nothing in the beginning. for 20 years that i work i
they are going there and their children aren't there anymore. >> reporter: across town at the california academy of sciences, karen nelson is keeping daughter michaela close. >> i just explained to her there's bad people in the world and this man actually young guy took innocent little lives from young little people. >> reporter: at the elite salon in daly city the hairstylists often bring their children to work with them. she greets her granddaughter with a kiss, her tender age keeping her safe from the awful truth. >> i wouldn't tell her. she is too young. i can't imagine being one of those parents. is it safe nowadays you know taking them to school? walking them to school? you know, they're precious. >> reporter: reporting from the peninsula, patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >> secretary of state hillary clinton is recovering at home after fainting. she also suffered a concussion from hitting her head. clinton cancelled an overseas trip last week because she was ill with a stomach virus. the state department said she was dehydrated from the virus and fainted. she is being monitored by doctors and is w
and made it possible for this to be watched all over northern california. all right. are you ready now? we can really get it started. [cheers and applause] . i said are you ready? [cheers and applause] it is my pleasure now to introduce two members of the best broadcast team in baseball. please welcome dave fleming and john miller. >> now, all along the parade route this song that echoed through the ballpark and my broadcast partner on the radio dave fleming somehow has involuntary reaction to it. a lot of people think he's so into it. whenever the music comes on he can't contain himself. it's not even that and i'm going to show you it right now. >> i'm not sure where you're going with this john. >> it's uncontrollable for him so he's not really into even the thought of it but i want to show you what really happens. we seen him do it so many times in the ballpark. along the parade route they were pleading for him to do it. >> i don't know. >> so really -- now keep your eyes on dave. watch what happens when i say "oh gangom style". >> john, can do it with me too. >> okay, okay. i ca
many others migrated to california set up - churches and educational institutions and eventually became deeply involved in politics. beverley, who is a particular interest of - book founded a group called concerned women for america who still claims to be the largest women's political organizational in the united states and she based her organization on five spiritual principles in the bible the family and the patriotism the sanctity of marriage and safety of life and religious parents should have more control for example and what they're taught in school are doing that the equal rights amendment for the wedding was a violation of the fundamental orders of things and winning many of these cases. >> did you interview her for your bookracks. >> she is still in seclusion. she retired about almost 15 years ago and lives in california again. >> somebody would have liked to talk to? >> i would very much like to talk to her, and one of the things i think is really important is that an organization like hers which was so involved, so foundational to the conservative women political activism in
on the patriots tonight. i am mike shumann. have a great day. >>> a california mall on lock down. ahead cause for alarm. a bomb scare as bullets fly. an up scale fall mall in southe california. ahead this holiday season a texas business is offering a texas business is offering a different kind of santa and... take care of them, you know? i feel like we've come full circle. like that! this is how i'll do it. sarah: there you go. nespresso. where i never have to compromise on anything. ♪ where just one touch creates the perfect coffee. where every cappuccino and latte is only made with fresh milk. and where the staff is exceptionally friendly. nespresso. what else? >> a previously scheduled gun buy back program got a boost after the connecticut shooting. hundreds were bought back by police. we have the story. >> i decide to do give up my guns. i didn't need them. >> michelle was more than 200 people willing to sell their guns to an fran police. he was brought here by the same tragedy the mass murderer of 20 children in connecticut. >> hit me pretty strong. i never thought about getting rid of
is over. it began in an apartment building at california and hyde. and as the situation developed, the entire area was swarming with heavily armed police officers. don knapp was there. don, what happened? >> reporter: ann, this police operation is just now wrapping up. it ended the way you wanted it to end. they had swat teams here, negotiators, which tells you the two ways it could have ended. but in the end, the suspect gave up peacefully. residents gathered outside their california street apartments as spectators looked on. practically this entire block of california between larkin and hyde was filled with just about every type of emergency vehicle. police officers could be seen climbing nearby rooftops. all of this, the result of what police say started as a domestic disturbance call. >> the neighbor called the san francisco police department, advised us of the situation, at which point our officers responded. they attempted to make contact, during which time they believe that this person may have potentially had a weapon. >> reporter: police evacuated those who lived closest
with the exception of the battle of pain scout in california, which americans think of as skirmish rather than a battle. so that doesn't count. other than not, americans win every single battle. there were three theaters of the war. in the first stage, zachary taylor secured mexico's key that juries including the one of buena vista in the first months of 1847. the second theater of war, general stephen carney travels west from fort leavenworth in kansas to new mexico, conquering new mexico to california. that happens about the same time. neither of these tremendously to restrain what polk wants, which is peace and the securing of california and texas into the american union. mexico refuses to surrender despite the fact trees of both taylor and carney. the poked pope is jesus and winfield scott to invade central mexico. he bombards veracruz and travels through central mexico securing the capital of the fall of 1847. now in the eyes of americans, it was sort of a foregone conclusion that there sideway because most u.s. citizens harbored a host of racist police of mexican men. foremost among them
breweries out there this year and beer lands, four of those breweries, they're all northern california with the exception of one. but four were from san francisco proper. and then the wineries, we have 33 wineries out there and they're all from northern california. we're very supportive of the local businesses throughout san francisco, throughout the bay area, and we pay particular attention to the neighborhoods that surround the park because we do understand that those neighborhoods are being impacted most by this event. you know, gordos burritos, [speaker not understood], and they have an extraordinary big weekend in the brick and mortar store as well as on the festival grounds. we have some vendors here today who will speak to that as well as [speaker not understood] feingold who oversees the local restaurants and the restaurant just down the street. >> i appreciate that and that commitment. one of the things i do want to be clear about, the area that i'm really concerned about is the area right on irving street closest to the impacting area where the 25th avenue entrance is. i don'
the museum and the california academy of sciences, the garden was designed by the california spring blossom and wildfilower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil garden along a path behind a charming gate. this garden is the spot to woo your date. stroll around and appreciate its unique setting. the gorgeous brick walkway and a brick wall, the stone benches, the rustic sundial. chaired the part -- share the bard's word hundred famous verses from a shakespearean plays. this is a gem to share with someone special. pack a picnic, find a bench, and enjoy the sunshine, and let the whimsical words of william shakespeare and floats you and your loved one away. this is one of the most popular wedding locations and is available for reservations. take a bus and have no parking worries. shakespeares' garden is ada accessible. located at the bottom of this hill, it is a secret garden with an infinite in captivating appeal. carefully tucked away, it makes the top of our list for most intimate pyknic setting. avoid all taurus cars and hassles by taking a cable car. or the 30, 45, or 91 bus
capacidad de balas. >> en california y los Ángeles es nada más permitido este, pero por internet puedo pedir uno de más tiros. >> simplemente se le pone el cargador, se le quita el sseguro y esta lista para tirar. >> >> la fácilida inaudita para comprar armas. >> 7 de cada 10 armas en estados unidos utilizadas en problemas como estos, son compradas legalmente. >> la respuesta de la casa blanca tras estos ataques , que no era el momento de realizar reformas. >> manifestantes se expresaron fuera de la clase blanca. >> a pesar de lo conmovido que estaba el presidente ayer, no ha presentado reformas sobre el control de armas, por igual el congreso no ha dado presencia sobre el tema. >> se que el congreso le tiene miedo a la asociación nacional de rifle, que es uno de los grupos más poderosos que existen y además han ayudado a financiar varias de las carreras políticas de los republicanos y algunmos demócratas. >> pero el voto no esta ahí. >> como vemos son muchas las noticicias y los ángulos informativos. >> por lo cual regresamos con más desde el lugar de la tragedia. >> los dejamos c
that are occurring with greater and greater frequency across the country. i am the diocese of california stand in prayer with the diocese of connecticut as we seek to absorb unspeakable sorrow. throughout the weekend vigils have been held here in the bay area to remember the victims of the connecticut shooting. this one you're looking at happened in the excel sciarids district. back out here live the doors are open to st. mary's cathedral in san francisco for their organ and canter service that will start at 7:30. coming up we will try to go in and speak to the pastor about his plans for the service today. live in san francisco allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we will turn now to other news. new this morning i want to tell you about a rescue along the side of a by area freeway that happened after a couple crashed their car. that car veered off interstate 880 around 1:30 this morning. it got tangled up in bushes and trees along the fence line. investigators still don't know what went wrong. >> witness described the vehicle suddenly looking as if exiting the freeway. >> police say the car h
that is made of coastal california plant material and one of the thing that we a heard from the maritime community is that they wanted to make sure that we balanced this a park that people can enjoy but not a place that attracts a whole a lot of typical recreation because of the freight rail running through it and significant amount of truck traffic that goes to the port's operation and is so we felt that we had come up with a design that balances that and helps create a natural pedestrianian and bicycle movement, provides a safe crossing for the rail tracks and we worked with the fire department to maximize their lazy holds to get maximize access to the public and a whof area that is fenced off that is not attractive that we are talking about removing and opening up the water to. >> okay and then the clear space, by the firehouse? >>> that is part of reconfiguration of the firehouse least, currently, the firehouse least extends halfway between illinois street and the firehouse and what we are doing is we are pulling that area and relocating it to the south along the freight rail tra
california tribes attach and walk-in brews san francisco it was determines that the rockship bruce was not -- to the proposal and the summary is in the different areas of scoring. again, the i have included a summary of the scoring the written proposals and the interviews we chose to interview 33 of the respondent as a result of the scoring and review by the selection committee port staff is requesting and recommending that you authorize or the port staff to negotiate with bows barbecue and bows meets the compatibility for a restaurant operator and boast has demonstratedded the restaurant development process which, is key in working with the port. bows was named many' wards rnlts having @s, top restaurant barbecue 12 and san francisco restaurant named bows one of the top restaurants in the bay area for years and sunset magazine named bows one of the top ten best bar could yous in the west of 2012 what is the concept. family style restaurant, open plan, covered patio,s jazz and blues at night, barbecue, and let me see ... by approvalling this, we are not approving a leasehold for b
in california and a lot of -- was it the same with slavery? was there a lot of sympathy? >> i cut its more to the point that the democratic party was probably up to the election of 1860 during the period of popular e elections for the national office with the majority party in the united states. and there was a party the was devoted to what we might call state rights and local control and we put together a coalition that included the slaveholders in the south, and a whole variety of people in the north including urban laborers and they were pushing back against the potential promise of the centralization of power. i think that is true that state rights or spread. some think the secessionism was sufficiently widespread that the lincoln administration is really worried about it. remember, california and oregon, the centers of power in the united states, this is one of the reason lincoln wanted to build the transcontinental railroad once the civil war begins because he wants to expand the reach of the federal authority there was fear that there would be a west coast -- if you think about why
, in caiforni which would hav fordden same-sex marriage in that state. >> four years ago, voters in california approved proposition 8, an amendment to the state's constitution banning same-sex marriage in the state, only to have it overturned two years later by a federal judge who said the amendment denied gays and lesbians the equal protection of the law guaranteed by the u.s. constitution. >> "today, we are more american because of this decision..." >> a huge decision that would require all states to recognize gay marriage should the u.s. supreme court agree. the second case involves the federal defense of marriage act-doma, for short. the law denies same-sex couples who marry the same federal benefits routinely accorded heterosexual marriages, including many tax benefits like the right to file a joint return. doma is being challenged by edie windsor, whose relationship with thea spayer spanned more than 40 years. they had met in the early sixties and were at one another's side for decades. they registered in new york city as domestic partners as soon as they could in 1993. but they wanted m
. california paying phone bills for land lines of a lot of low income people. now it's ready to give out cell phones to homeless people and folks already gets welfare and food stamps. california just approving a federal plan that could hook up more than 4 million people. charles payne, not too enthusiastic about this. charles, you and i talked in the break that the logic of this is it leads them to get a job or contact loved ones; righ >> right. that's the supposed rationale. we heard president obama talk about this for some of the justifications of laying down computer lines in rural areas because in a modern society, the only way you get a job these days is to have access to the internet, and, in this case, they are saying, you know, you have a telephone, relatives can call you, but the honest truth of it is you know, because i don't think it' new, but i believe som form of a computer will be next. that's the string l logic. listen, it's unfair to the people they can't go online o a job site and post their resumÉ. of course, every time they post it, they watch a video on youtube a thousand
. fire stations in california have much higher levels in their dust than do california residences or other kinds of industries like electronic breakdown industry or airplane industry, so you have high levels of this flame retardant in fire station, i don't think anybody knows where that's coming from but it would be interesting to do some kind of studies trying to figure out the sources of these so-called fire retardants, there is not enough in these chairs to stop fire, sitting on this chair would be like sitting on a bunch of geographic, be really uncomfortable and cost a lot, so i think there's a lot of interesting thing that is can happen in the fire department. i thank the breast cancer fund because i learned a lot from your presentation, i work at common bhaoel and we do a three day intensive training on breast cancer and environmental health and we want to work with you all to develop a training with the breast cancer fund on those chemicals that firefighters are specifically exposed to nr the course of feting a fire which has to do with insulation and houses, diesel and so
with a suspect who was holed up in an apartment. this started around 6-30 last night on california street near hyde. >> the neighbor over hood " was possibly a domestic dispute. the neighbor made some of threats that he could possibly have a weapon. they called the san francisco police department had advised us of this situation. that point our officers advised us they attempted to make contact. they believe that this person could have potentially had a weapon. police believed the suspect had a gun and may have had a hostage. in the end, the suspect police and was taken into custody. >> let's switch gears for a second and take a look at the weather. live look outside at san francisco. robin winston is in with a first look of your forecast. neehim yes. cold, cloudy but dry. the stormtracker 4 showing the dry conditions but we do have more wet weather on the way. make sure to keep your umbrella handy. temperatures outside are cold. not quite as cold yesterday with 20's and 30's. now, we are looking at 40's are run the bay area. 45 in napa, santa rosa and a good warmer in oakland. 48 degrees in f
standoff in san francisco's knob hill neighborhood. police responded to the 1400 block of california street around 6:30 last night after reports of a domestic dispute were called in. tactical teams arrived and surrounding units were evacuated when the suspect was thought to possibly have a weapon after nearly four hours, a man surrendered peacefully and no one was injured. >>> in other bay area headlines, the san francisco sheriffs deputy accused of robbing a bank will be back in court tomorrow. police say philip tong robbed the bank of america in the richmond district of san francisco back in november. according to officers, tong handed the teller a note, saying he was armed. investigators also had video to identify tong, along with fingerprints on the note. >>> and thousands of nurses plan to walk off the job on christmas eve. >> a spokesperson for the california nurses association says they will be going on a one-day strike. nurses at nine bay area hospitals are participating in that strike. union leaders and hospital officials remain at odds with issues like benefits and staffing levels
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lot of a southern california shopping mall. no one was hurt but the gunman forced a lockdown of stores and caused alarm. this afternoon's shooting comes days after a deadly mall shooting in oregon and just one day, of course, after the elementary school shooting in connecticut. preventing that type of violence, that's why gun owners turn in their weapons. the large turnover in oakland was partly a result of the connecticut tragedy. >> it only takes one gun and one bullet to kill somebody. >> reporter: the turnout for this gun buy back was unprecedented. people started lining up four hours before it began. the line stretching for blocks in east oakland. everyone came to exchange their firearms, $200 cash for each working gun. >> some guns off the streets, our grand kids or someone can't get these guns. >> reporter: more than 100 people have been killed in oakland so far this year. gunfire hit four people a few blocks away at international and 85th in broad daylight 7:30 a.m. while this happens all too often in oakland, it's the connecticut school massacre that's on a lot of people's min
of baseball, san francisco california. i think people forgot this team won 94 games in the regular season in a division that is probably as under rated as any division in sports. beat two excellent teams to win the national league and go on to detroit and unfortunately with detroit with all due respect they didn't know what they were in for. [cheers and applause] you fans, this city, this organization, this team wants all of us, or tries to make all of us better men, better people, better husbands, better friends. larry alluded to it the life lessons watching these guys perform everyday and we have a phrase for it "feeding the beast". this game is a rugged game and like life you need to put a lot into it and they became teammates and competed like nobody has seen. i am humbled to be part of this. i am so happy for all our family and friends and this is why we do this, and you folks will be etched in time and in history as one of the greatest teams not only in san francisco history but in baseball. [cheers and applause] . you earned it and you couldn't have done it without a hall of fa
have been doing since the stone age. we are moving forward and hear in california, we are always a step ahead of everybody else. [ applause ] >> so these are my hopes for the next few months. that we can all have meaningful life. and that we can be close to each other, and participate in our communities, and serve and volunteer. caring for others is cheaper than therapy, it makes a lot of sense and you get to meet nice people. >> i hope that we will be more joyful, creative and playful. that we will have less caution and more passion in matters of the heart. and that we will enjoy sorrowfully this crazy, and extraordinary city of san francisco. when we light this beautiful tree, let's make a wish. let's wish that all of us fall in love with life. thank you. [ applause ] >> i am going to buy one of her books now, i am telling you. >> all right, we are not starting at 82 because i want to see how that tree looks, are they ready upstairs? there is my signal. let's start with 10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1. happy holidays. isabel. thank you so much for being here and all of the speakers and
're the real odd duck in california because of our density. there is no place else quite like san francisco. >> okay. commissioner ortiz-cartagena? >> i just have one question to clarify some thoughts in my head. i live in the southeast sector of the city. my impression is that we are not in a convenience zone, because there is no supermarket, excluding a 7-eleven that meets the criteria of the revenue mark. so i think it might have been answered, but i'm not clear. all of those small businesses, all of those conveniences stores, do they have to pay the $100 or they are not in a convenience zone? >> actually the southeast sector and the whole eastside of the city is served by scrapyards and existing metal recyclers. >> okay. >> so they can establish a zone there and that creates nearby what is called "nearby convenience." that kind of exempts the supermarkets. >> okay. >> so you are okay there. say you have got this kind of odd schizophrenia with lots of things over on 3rd street, nothing over on the west side and the north side. but that is why you are okay there in terms of providi
california 20 years ago to a similar incident. he was shot by a tech, dc 9 crazed man who also shot himselfonly took down eight people that time. >> jacqueline: >>reporter: stephanie and megan say something has to be done. >> the people who took the time out of their saturday to come here in the cold and rainy weather say that it was important to do so not only to remember those who were lost but to open a dialog and say they never want to see something like this happen again. i'm jeff bush in san francisco, kron four news. >> in the east bay. police and youth groups partnered up today and held a successful gun buyback program. following the aftermath of the connecticut school massacre. hundreds of cars lined up in oakland to trade their guns for cash. kron4's jeff pierce has the details. >> one hundred and twenty one, one hundred and twenty two, one hundred and twenty three, one hundred and twenty four. >>reporter: olois simmons of youth uprising counted the cars waiting to turn in guns for cash saturday afternoon in oakland. nearly two hundred cars with guns in their trunks waited
. >> host: david rothkopf is our guest. bob in marina, california is the next caller. >> it is an honor to talk to you. i met you and some years back at the conference in monterey, california and i remember the educational challenges not only to reach the masses but also to educator the children of the superrich and that the blacks on route nadir at observation the only the superrich can save us. i would like to get an update on your take of the educational challenge we face by your analysis which i think is absolutely superb. you are really a beacon of light in the darkness for us all. >> host: >> guest: education is our biggest challenge, drive economic growth and we have an educational system that works on a model developed at the university of bologna in the year 800 where a guy stands in front of a rule of 800 and talk with them. and into every classroom using video and the internet. we need to recognize and education assistance designed for an agrarian era and give kids the summer of doesn't make sense and an educational system designed for people having one career in their lives
, at the california and hyde situation we didn't really know what was happening and it stalled and started up again. so the short answer is that we don't have a process in place for that. we activated one in this case. >> i think it would help if we had a process in place. that way on the other hand we need a recycling center and on the other hand we want to close them. >> there is a bit of schizophrenia there. >> the $100, who sets that limit is that state or city? >> that was set in the original law passed in the 1980's? >> do we have any flexibility? >> no, i'm pretu sure that is established in statute, but it could be changed. >> i am thinking that instead of paying $100, we could base on the sales volume of the size of their business. >> right. i think if you started to change it, that the oppositions would be quite broad. for instance the supermarket would pay a different rate than the beverage dealers, based on volume, something like that. >> thank you. >> do you want to take this to committee? >> i would like to read through them and we can go through them rear view relatively qu
the fisherman's whofer community benefit district the san francisco chamber and california travel association and under bob's guidance he has changed check out the restaurants and retaining the best of the best and has driven peer 39 into it's current world renown amazing number of visitors every year and it's reputation for being a family friendly location. i love a number of things about bob, but his own stated key to success tells you why he has been so successful at the water front and that is his belief that people like to be on or close to the bay and that they are drawn from the to the activity on the bay from the large cargo ships and to sail boats and kayaker and is the sea loin sanctuary that has come under his rain and the draw of fresh fresh that we take for freehand here on the water front. as i was no oned as port director bob sent out an e-mail to me right away and he said we are your biggest client and we are her here to serve and you bob has helped to mike this water front the success that it is and attracted all of the great new business that is have followed and it's hard
are not allowed to use subsidized units for your inclusionary units unless you are a california debt limit allocation project using 4% credits. so that will be in your next all right, but it's also reflected in this new procedures manual. so it's a small technicality, but for some projects, you will be able to have a slight subsidy, but you have to provide more units at deeper affordable. >> commissioner borden? >> i wanted to thank you -- i was one of the commissioners who asked for a lot of this data and i do hope that you work more around the issue that you talk you ed about. it seems like that fica score issue would be a problem and i understand it could be a problem with public housing as well and that is something that we need to be more proactive in working with tenants. and so i don't know to the extent that the housing trust fund legislation, i don't think it ever really dealt with that issue, but it might be something to look at from a larger policy standpoint. >> certainly. >> so i appreciate that. in terms of the pipeline of the 1200 bmr units, do you know where most of
successfully added an exemption on non-profits of you heard the california medical center's eir was continued until january of next year and there was an appeal of a categorical exemptionion for the mta's bikeway projects. the mta approved this project. and the town's concerns included topics such as traffic, pedestrian safety, loading of emergency vehicle access, air quality parking and the cumulative analysis. it did cover all of these topics and since the project would not have a significant impact. at the hearing some supervisors questioned if the appellant's concerns were not ceqa-related, but rather on the merits of project. supervisor elsbernd commented this was a wonderful example of why it should be adopted since the appellant's issues had nothing to do with ceqa concerned. and lastly a new ordinance sponsor by board president chiu that changing the copy on a sign should not be treated as a new sign. so this will be before you in the next three months that. concludes my report. >> thank you. commissioner wu. >> thank you. i wanted to ask on the tdif, i understand that supervisor
a moved. >> item nine a first amendment too leafs one 48 one four with a california corporation operating an indoor out door casual dining restaurant located at taylor street through december 2019. good afternoon commission nears senior property manager i'll like to describe to you what i'm asking your approval for, give you a brief overview and tell you about the benefit associated with this and give you a brief background and then talk a little bit about the port retail leasing port policy that allows us to proceed on this and so i'm hear here to request the approval of the first amendment as read by the commissioner secretary. this is for an extension of the andre bow din least [spelling?] located in the octogon building there in fisherman's whof and they are offering to extend it in exchange for capital improvements and return 50,000 per year com additional renne and improve the visitor experience at the who have and take advantage of the new plaza that we just completed and pier prom iniad and [spelling?] and they are essential to the positive experience of the whof is the
the california debt limit allocation committee. i will talk about the cdlac units. no. 6, allow income levels of qualifying households to exceed those specified in recorded use restrictions under certain circumstances and lastly, authorize the mayor's office of housing to charge a monitoring fee to verify occupancy for affordable rental units where that authority has not been explicit in the past. those are the seven changes, and the mayor's office of housing is here to help you if you have questions on those. as you know, this ordinance was introduced on december 6th, so i want to point out that the version of the ordinance that you have in your packet was prior to when i had the signed form ordinance. we have the signed form ordinance before you now. there are no substantive changes, but we didn't have this at the time that the packet was produced. we are recommending approval of the ordinance. it's in line with adopted city policy both in our housing element and in the planning code. there are three changes that i would like to recommend to your resolution. i have copies for the commissio
was with also in richmond california to looking at the different levels of chemicals, diesel exhaust in richmond which you would expect to be very different, and she's going to help us see if we can build a study, so this was a great thing that you brought to our attention. >> i start to think about it over the years but especially working in an airport and now in an actively working diesel pump station. >> and it's not something you have any control over, and that's the same kind of fragmentation we're seeing at all levels, it's hard to make changes when jurisdictions move. >> but if i could get her contact information or something after the presentation, that would be great. >> okay, cool. >> i had two questions, one is you were just saying to use glass when you're cooking or microwave, what about -- i was told before that you could use plastic for the refrigerator or storage, are you saying avoid plastics all together for food storage, and then the second question is water bottles, say for instance i have a case of like costco water in my trunk that i just keep, is it the heat that's leechi
and he was born in blight california and came to san francisco in 1955 he seived regularly in the united states army and korean war and is the father of three children two sons and one dear and i send my condole lenses out to his family he was one of my sunday schoolteachers growing up and brang donuts holes to class and making the subject matter very interesting and enjoyable and i grew up with his grandchildren and it's a great loss that san francisco has suffered in losing mr. bradford and so iggs again colleagues i hope to close out the board in his memory and this is the memory of mr. bradford. >> thank you ms. cohen. mr. chu. >>? mr. campos, thank you mr. clerk i have a numb of number of items and the first is authorizing the-off real estate for 17th and folsome street park project and i also have a memoriam for man we will spain rod drying guess and he was one of the district's most colorful andby loved artist and is with robert crumb influenced generations of cartoonists and not only in the mission but throughout the city and born in new york to an italian artist mother mr.
making mer her the most senior asian woman in the state of california she pass of the legislation, again like i mentioned she led the evident and continues to lead the effort to pass the high speed rail bonds and looked out for the san franciscoians interest in passing legislation to improve reliability and healthcare child care programs and protect consumers and regulating lock submit and tatoo parlors but with a ms. miles will be leaving after ten years of service she has been a personal friend and mentor to me and she has spend a lot of time mentoring a lot of people in this particular champ better and she is a woman that, that i respect and it's a privilege to be able to present to her colleagues here on behalf of all of us we would like to congratulate you for recently completely ago term of the charm state assembly and the frank board of supervisors in recognition of your dead carted
and you can get updates anytime at abc7news.com. >>> we do have breaking news out of southern california. police have one person in custody after reports of shots fired at the upscale fashion island mall in newport beach, witnesses report they heard a gunshot in the macy's parking lot. there are no reports of injuries. >>> it has been a soggy saturday. and take a look at this video shot a short time ago as the rain came down in san francisco. you can see people with their umbrellas hurrying through the rain. let's head right to leigh glaser with a check on the weather. >> leigh: it has been wet, especially the north bay and downright cold. highs in the upper 40s. here's a live look from live doppler 7hdy you can see the moisture starting to evaporate. we had some earlier moderate rain in the north bay, but you can see as this cold front slides south, things just start to fall apart a little bit. petaluma, a little light rain. some in hayward, fremont, and moderate rain between morgan hill and gilroy. this system moves out but we have a series of storms backed up in the pacific. we'll loo
division three championship game in carson, california. fourth quarter, marin catholic quarterback headed to cal, threw four t.d.'s on the day. hit at the line and interest other the hands hoff he wild receiver. madison answers on the ensuing drive. cormier ran for -- madison is the division 3 champion. >> coming up at 6:00, major upset in college hoops and more from the warriors, hope to see you then. >> ama: thank you, mike, grab some water. >> a special guest joins us for a little holiday cheer. a little holiday cheer. that's next you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas! >> coming up in half hour at 6:00, a mess after a deadly accident on a
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